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29 July 2014 Last updated at 21:55

Residents vote for town councilPenrith

Residents in a Cumbrian town vote in favour of establishing their own town council, in a postal ballot.

PenrithStreet parking charge plan opposed

Plans to introduce on-street parking charges in Penrith are rejected over concerns about the impact on trade.

Richard Moss Article written by Richard Moss Richard Moss Political editor, North East & Cumbria

Can Osborne deliver on northern powerhouse pledge?

The Chancellor wants to create a northern powerhouse through railways, science and mayors but can he deliver?

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Chris Jackson Article written by Chris Jackson Chris Jackson Presenter, Inside Out, North East & Cumbria

New stories emerge about the impact of WW1 on Tyneside

A century after the start of World War One new stories are emerging of how it affected Tyneside

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